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Central-Wan Chai Bypass to fully open

The Central-Wan Chai Bypass will be fully commissioned at 7am on February 24, after the completion of works for joining the bypass and Island Eastern Corridor Link to the Rumsey Flyover westbound. Upon the bypass’ full


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Tai Po site sold

The tender for a Tai Po residential site has been awarded on a 50-year land grant at a premium of $6.309 billion, the Lands Department announced today. Located at the junction of Yau King Lane and


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Retender for Yuen Long footbridge after initial cost debacle

There will be a fresh tender to redetermine the cost of a Yuen Long footbridge that initially cost HK$1.7 billion. The 540-meter elevated footbridge will be connected to Long Ping Station. “We intend to initiate parallel


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Bridge construction quality assured

The late submission of Request for Inspection & Survey Checking (RISC) forms for works relating to the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge’s link road does not involve quality issues, the Highways Department said. The department added that before


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Tenders for Kai Tak site rejected

The Government has rejected all nine tenders received for the purchase of a non-industrial site in Kai Tak, the Lands Department announced today. It said the tendered premiums did not meet the Government’s reserve price for


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93K flats forecast

The projected private flat supply for the next three to four years is 93,000 units, unchanged from the previous estimate. The Transport & Housing Bureau today said there were 9,000 unsold units in completed projects at


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MTRC accused of incompetence while Leighton denounced for arrogance

A lawyer for the government has accused the MTR Corporation of incompetency and a construction firm of corporate arrogance, as final submissions are made to an inquiry looking into a safety scare at Hung Hom MTR


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Kai Tak site sold

The tender for a Kai Tak site has been awarded on a 50-year land grant at a premium of $11.26 billion, the Lands Department announced today. New Kowloon Inland Lot No. 6551 at Kai Tak Area


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Views sought on harbour front site

The Development Bureau today launched a sounding exercise to obtain market feedback on the viability of developing the Urban Park site at the Hung Hom harbourfront under a public-private sector partnership. Subject to the feedback, the


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Lantau site to be sold

A Lantau site in the 2018-19 Land Sale Programme will be sold by public tender, the Lands Department announced today. Lot No. 738 in Demarcation District No. 332 South Lantau Road, Cheung Sha, is designated for


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